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photograph - Entrance Gate to Greenwich Hospital
  • Entrance Gate to Greenwich Hospital
    Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877
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Entrance Gate to Greenwich Hospital

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Greenwich (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1839 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salted paper print from calotype negative.

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    RPS.269:76-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Salted paper print of five men standing in front of the entrance gate at Greenwich Hospital, plate 76 on a page in the album. One of 82 photographs in album.
Title from handwritten contents page.

Place of Origin

Greenwich (photographed)

Date

ca. 1839 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Salted paper print from calotype negative.

Dimensions

Height: 188 mm Image, Width: 172 mm Image

Object history note

This album contains museum numbers RPS.269:1-2017 to RPS.269:82-2017.

Descriptive line

Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'Entrance Gate to Greenwich Hospital', salted paper print from a calotype negative, ca. 1839

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Schaaf, Larry John. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0691050007.

Production Note

From a negative at the National Science and Media Museum, 1937-3927.

Materials

Salted paper

Techniques

Calotype; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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